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Senior Solution Analyst - Wave

East Chicago, IN

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You’ll work with our Wave team in Chicago. Wave is part of McKinsey Transformations.

Wave equips clients to successfully manage improvement programs and transformations. Focused on business impact, Wave allows clients to track the impact of individual initiatives and understand how they affect longer term goals. Its mix of an intuitive interface and McKinsey business expertise givens clients a simple and insightful picture of what can otherwise be a complex process by allowing them to track the progress and performance of initiatives against business goals, budget, and time frames. 

You will be at the core of bridging client business challenges with the capabilities of Wave.

In this role you will work closely with client representatives and McKinsey consultants in joint problem-solving sessions. You will be responsible for driving the process of converting and enriching raw client data sources into the high added value DataMart required for Wave to deliver the insights related to the business challenges at stake.

You will be expected to master the analytics and methodology embedded into the Wave solution and the data concepts related to Wave's functional and/or sector domains. You will accompany clients in their use of Wave to drive sustainable and high impact. This involves engaging with client sponsors on a regular basis to discuss about how to drive user adoption (leveraging our usage analytics framework), help them with questions they might have regarding Wave usage or applicability, and more.


  • Undergraduate degree - MBA is considered a plus
  • 4 - 6 years of experience in the field of IT, consulting and/or Business Intelligence
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and change management mindset
  • Very strong problem-solving skills
  • Strong quantitative/analytical thinking capabilities (strong command of MS Excel; VBA, SQL are a plus)
  • Experience in client service, project management (PMO) and change management
  • Project Management experience with large cloud implementation programs (SaaS)
  • Independent self-management skills and ability to work independently or as part of a team
  • Capable of carrying out multiple tasks or projects in parallel
  • Strong communications skills to facilitate discussions and conduct trainings
  • Entrepreneurial and comfortable with risk taking and ambiguity
  • Ability to travel frequently

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